Iranian troops clashes with terrorists: eight soldiers killed

(MENAFN) Clashes between Iranian forces and terrorist groups on the border with Turkey left eight Iranian soldiers dead on Friday, according to a report by the official IRNA new agency.

A deputy governor in West Azerbaijan province, Alireza Radfar, was quoted by the agency saying, "This afternoon, during clashes between border guards and terrorist groups, the latter suffered several losses but unfortunately eight members of the security forces were martyred".

On Oct. 26, the authorities also announced the death of four "terrorists" in the county.

Friday's clashes took place in Chaldoran County bordering Turkey.


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